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Player Registration Closes on February 1, 2020


Registration for Caledonia Little League (CBSL) in Caledonia, Michigan is open to all boys and girls ages 4-14.  Play ups can be requested during the registration process but are not guaranteed.  Please note that "Little League Play Ages" are determined by Little League International and can be found below: 

2020 Baseball |  2020 Softball

CBSL's FAQ Page helps assist parents with all of their questions regarding our registration process and our program.  Please visit this page prior to registering!

To complete a coaches/volunteer registration form, please go here - Volunteer Registration Form 

If you or your business wish to become a CBSL sponsor, please scoll to the bottom of this page and select your sponsorship package or contact for more information.  

 

Please select the division below (based on date of birth) to register your child. 

 

2020 Volunteer Registration

Thank you for expressing an interest in being a volunteer for Caledonia Little League (CBSL). CBSL can only be as successful as the strength of its parent/volunteer support. We recognize that our coaches, assistants and other volunteers make a significant contribution of time and effort to enhance the experience of playing Little League Baseball & Softball. It is the goal of CBSL to provide the best coaching instruction to our players while maintaining a positive team environment.   

As required by Little League International, prospective volunteers must meet the following requirements to be considered for a position within the League:

1.  Submit a CBSL volunteer registration form (click "Register" below).

2.  Complete a Little League background check (to be sent to you be email upon completion of your volunteer form)  

3.  Complete state required concussion training every 2 years (instructions below) and CBSL league coaches training.

Please note that you will receive an automated email from J.D. Palatine (JDP) to begin your background check shortly after completing your registration form.   Please allow at least 72 hours to receive this email and be sure to check your spam/junk email folders prior to contacting us.

If you have completed your concussion training within the last 2 years, you may simply upload a copy of this file to your volunteer application.  If it has been longer than 2 years, please complete this step prior to your registration form as you may upload it at that time.  

CDC "Heads Up" Concussion Training: https://headsup.cdc.gov/   

Thank you for becoming a CBSL volunteer!

Opened: 12/01/2019

2020 - Tee Ball (Ages 4-6)

Teeball:  CBSL Teeball is a co-ed division with boys and girls ages 4-6. Six year olds can request a play up to coach pitch with at least one year of prior experience.  

Please note that play-ups are granted (only if space is available) for those players who meet the age requirement.  For safety and in compliance with Little League requirements, your child MUST be play age 6 in order to play up.  Unfortunately, no exceptions may be allowed and play-ups requests are not guaranteed (based on league numbers).  

Target Schedule (subject to change based on enrollment numbers)  

Teeball will likely play on Tuesday or Thursday and Saturday. Games and practices are scheduled for approximately 60-75 minutes.  The season will last 10-12 weeks running from late-April to the mid/end of June.  Games to be played at Calplex, Lakeside Park, Caledonia Elementary, Dutton, Emmons Lake and Kraft Meadows.

Base Cost: $100.00

Opened: 12/01/2019
Closes: 02/01/2020

Open to: Boys & Girls
born between: 09/01/2013 and 08/31/2016

2020 - Girls Coach Pitch (Ages 6-8)

Girls Coach Pitch:  Designed for girls ages 6-8, this division is considered "coach pitch" that plays by softball rules.  8 year girls olds can request to play up to the next level (Girl Minors), however, that doesn’t guarantee that the request will be granted.  Play-up requests are considered only if space is available and is based on player experience or skill level.

Target Schedule (subject to change based on enrollment numbers)

Girls Coach Pitch will likely play on Tuesday and/or Thursday and Saturday.  Games will be played at at Calplex, Caledonia Elementary, Emmons Lake, Dutton Elementary, Lakeside Park and Kraft Meadows. Game times will begin anytime between 5:00 - 7:15pm on weeknights and will vary on Saturday (from 8am to 4pm). 

Base Cost: $125.00

Opened: 12/01/2019
Closes: 02/01/2020

Open to: Girls
born between: 01/01/2011 and 12/31/2013

2020 - Boys Coach Pitch (Ages 7-8)

Boys Coach Pitch:  Boys Coach Pitch division will play coach pitch baseball.  Modified rules are in effect to make the game more competitive yet instructional for this age level.  This division is for Little League play-ages 7 & 8.  An 8 year old may request to "play-up" to the next level (AA), however, your request is not guaranteed and may only be considered if space is available and prior playing experience.  Your child must be play age 8 to be considered for AA. 

Target Schedule (subject to change based on enrollment numbers)

Boy’s Coach Pitch will generally play twice per week, one week day (Monday, Tuesday or Wednesday) and on Saturday (with some minor exceptions).  Games will be played at Calplex, Caledonia Elementary, Dutton, Emmons Lake and Kraft Meadows.  Game times will begin anytime between 5:00 - 7:15pm on weeknights and will vary on Saturday (from 8am to 4pm). 

Base Cost: $125.00

Opened: 12/01/2019
Closes: 02/01/2020

Open to: Boys
born between: 09/01/2011 and 08/31/2013

2020 - Boys AA (9 Year Olds)

Boys AA:  CBSL Boys AA division will be for 9 year old boys (with some 8 yr old play-ups if space is available).  This division will be a kid pitch division, but players do not walk as the coach will pitch any remaining strikes. The AA division was designed to combine fundamental learning with competitive play.  By "blending" kid and coach pitch, we have found this creates a better learning and overall player experience at this age level.

Target Schedule (subject to change based on enrollment numbers)

Boy's AA will play one weekday (Tuesday, Wed or Thurs) and one Saturday game each week (with some minor exceptions).  Rain-outs, if necessary, will likely be made up on Friday evenings.  Please note that rain-outs will not be made up unless less than Little League require number of games are played.  Games will be played at Calplex or Lakeside Park. 

The AA season runs from mid-April to the end of June, weather will vary the schedule.  Immediately following the season, CBSL will participate in the Little League District 9 All-Star Tournament.  CBSL will offer one team from this division.  If your child is selected to this team (and you accept) please note that All-Star play could run from July 1 through mid-August. 

Base Cost: $125.00

Opened: 12/01/2019
Closes: 02/01/2020

Open to: Boys
born between: 09/01/2010 and 08/31/2011

2020 - Girls Little League (Ages 9-12)

Girls Little League: Girls Little League will be comprised of two divisions - Minors and Majors - consisting of girls ages 9 to 12.  Coaches will draft players into Majors and Minors based on numbers registered, age and their performance at the player assessment held in Mid-March.  

Target Schedule (subject to change based on enrollment numbers)

Softball Divisions:  Juniors, Majors and Minors may play games any day of the week (Monday-Saturday).  Minors and above will play interleague games with other District 9 area Little League teams with games scheduled by a District 9 Little League representative. 

It is anticipated, but not guaranteed, that Girls Minors will play on Monday, Wednesday and Saturdays.  Girls Majors will play Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday.  Girls Juniors will vary Monday-Saturday.  This is subject to change based on the District 9 schedule and will not be confirmed until final schedules are released in April.  Games are played at Calplex, Lakeside Park and other area District 9 Little League fields. 

Base Cost: $125.00

Opened: 12/01/2019
Closes: 02/01/2020

Open to: Girls
born between: 01/01/2007 and 12/31/2010

2020 - Boys Little League (Ages 10-12)

Boys Little League:  Boys Little League will be comprised of two divisions - AAA and Majors - consisting of boys ages 10 to 12.  Boys selected into Majors will be drafted based on coach evaluated tryouts.  Those not drafted (except for 12 yr olds) will be automatically placed onto a AAA team.

Boys who are league age 11 or 12 and did not play in Majors last year must attend tryouts.  Boys who are play age 10, are welcome, but not required to attend tryouts (most 10 year olds play in AAA).  Tryouts will be in early/mid-March and will be announced soon by email, on the CBSL website and on Facebook.

Any 10 or 11 year old not drafted to Majors will be placed on a AAA team.  All 12 years old will be drafted to a Majors team.

Please note that in order to have competitively balanced teams, attending the tryouts is extremely important as Majors teams are drafted by their respective coaches.  If your child does not attend tryouts, they most likely (unless play age 12) will be be placed in AAA.  

Target Schedule (subject to change based on enrollment numbers)

Boy's AAA will play one weeknight game (Tuesday or Wed or Thurs) and on Saturday mornings (with some minor exceptions).  Rain outs, if necessary, will likely be made up on Friday evenings.  Please note that rain outs will not be made up unless less than Little League required number of games are played.  Home games to be played at Calplex or Lakeside Park.  Majors teams could play 2-3 "interleague" games against Lowell, Byron Center or other area Little League teams.

With the exception of opening day, boys Majors will play games on Monday and Thursday with possible makeup games on Friday or Saturday.  Please note that interleague games be played on other days. Games to be played at Calplex, Lakeside Park or at interleague opponent(s) fields.

Following the regular season, AAA and Majors will participate in end of the year "teams tournaments" starting in mid-to-late June.  AAA will participate in a CBSL only tournament while Majors will participate in the Little League District 9 Tournament across West Michigan.  All CBSL teams will participate in these tournaments which conclude around July 1.  Please plan your vacation/holiday calendars accordingly! 

Little League/District 9 All-Star tournaments begin immediately following the team tournaments.  CBSL will offer several teams from this division.  If your son is nominated/selected to an All-Star team (and you accept), tournament play could run from July 1 through mid-August. 

Base Cost: $125.00

Opened: 12/01/2019
Closes: 02/01/2020

Open to: Boys
born between: 09/01/2007 and 08/31/2010

2020 - Boys Intermediate (Age 13)

Boys Intermediate: The Boys Intermediate Division will be comprised of boys who are Little League play age 13.  This is a transition division that will play with 70 foot base paths and a pitching mound that is 50 feet from home plate (aka 50/70).  All players league age 13 will be drafted and must attend tryouts in early-mid March. All teams are drafted by their respective coaches/managers.

Boys Intermediate will play 2-3 times per week (any day Monday-Saturday) and will play "interleague" games with other local District 9 area leagues.  Games will be played at Calplex and other District 9 Little League fields.

The regular season will run from mid/late April through the mid/late June and will be immediately followed by a District 9 "team tournament" against other D9/West Michigan teams until the end of the Month.  Please plan your vacation/holiday calendars accordingly! 

Following the District 9 team tournaments, CBSL will participate in the District 9 Little League All Star Tournament.  If your son is nominated/selected to an All-Star team (and you accept), tournament play could run from late June through mid/late July.

Base Cost: $135.00

Opened: 12/01/2019
Closes: 02/01/2020

Open to: Boys
born between: 09/01/2006 and 08/31/2007

2020 - Girls Juniors (Ages 13-14)

Girls Juniors:  The Girls Juniors division will be comprised of girls play age 13 and 14 with all players will being coach drafted.

Girls Juniors may have games on any day (Monday-Saturday) and will play interleague games against other District 9/West Michigan leagues. Games will be played at Calplex, Kraft Meadows #6, Lakeside Park and other local District 9 fields in West Michigan with games scheduled by District 9 Little League. 

The regular season will run through the middle of June with a post-season District 9 "team tournament" against other area West Michigan teams until the end of the month. 

Base Cost: $135.00

Opened: 12/01/2019
Closes: 02/01/2020

Open to: Girls
born between: 01/01/2005 and 12/31/2006

2020 - Boys Juniors (Ages 14-15)

Boys Juniors:  The Boys Juniors divsion will be comprised of boys play age 14 in any grade or boys age 15 and still in the 8th grade at the time of enrollment.  All players will be coach drafted.

Boys Juniors may have games on any day (Monday-Saturday) and will play interleague games against other District 9/West Michigan leagues. Games will be played at Duncan Lake Middle School and other local District 9 fields in West Michigan.

The regular season will run through the middle of June with a post-season District 9 "team tournament" against other area West Michigan teams until the end of the month. 

Base Cost: $135.00

Opened: 12/01/2019
Closes: 02/02/2020

Open to: Boys
born between: 09/01/2004 and 08/31/2006

CBSL Sponsorship Package - "Field Sponsor" (2020)

Double: Sponsorship Package - $2,500.00.  (Requires a 5 year committment - $500 per year)

Package Includes:

  • 2’ x 4’ Main Entrance Banner

  • 4' x 6' Field Banner

  • Link/Banner on CBSL website to your website

Base Cost: $500.00

Opened: 12/01/2019